Thank you to the following sponsors for making
My Hometown Fest 2022 possible!

Major Sponsors

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Sunset Automotive Group

The Sunset Automotive Group has 14 full service dealerships representing 17 different manufacturers in Sarasota, Venice and Bradenton. We also offer 4 conveniently located body shops so we are able to meet each of our customer’s needs in a one stop shop approach. We have a strong and committed sales staff with many years of experience satisfying our customers’ needs. Feel free to browse our inventory online, request more information about vehicles, set up a test drive or inquire about financing! Visit Sunset Automotive Group online to learn more.

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MÜV Medical Cannabis Dispensary

Plants of Ruskin has been an agri-business leader in the state of Florida for nearly 100 years and is in its fourth generation in the agriculture community. AltMed Enterprises, also a Florida company, brings pharmaceutical industry precision to the production and distribution of medical cannabis products under the MÜV™ brand. The MÜV Brand is driven by research and development and has received national and international interest for it quality, consistency and safety. Learn more at MÜV Medical Cannabis Dispensary.

Friends of Sertoma Sponsors

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Gulfside Wealth

Gulfside Wealth is a comprehensive wealth management and planning service committed to helping our clients improve their long-term success and pursue financial freedom. We specialize in Wealth Planning & Investment Services, Retirement Income & Distribution Planning, Family Wealth Planning, Educational Events & Communication, and offer personalized attention for each of our clients. Visit Gulfside Wealth online.

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Florida Blue

We connect our community support efforts to our mission through member outreach, financial support of community health programs, volunteer efforts and sponsorship of fitness and wellness programs throughout the state. Florida Blue is committed to helping everyone in the state in their pursuit of health. Learn more here.

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Wagner Realty – Tim Mitten

Established in 1939, Wagner Realty is one of the oldest and largest independent, locally owned and operated real estate companies in Manatee and Sarasota Counties. Let agent Tim Mitten be your local Florida real estate concierge and help you buy or sell your dream home in the Sarasota, Manatee and Lakewood Ranch markets. Learn more here.

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Willis Smith Construction

Willis A. Smith Construction, Inc. is a privately held construction management firm based in Sarasota providing expert commercial builder services. We have been providing quality construction services in Southwest Florida since 1972. Our full-service capabilities are customized to meet each owner’s specific project needs at all phases of the assignment. Learn more by visiting Willis Smith Construction online.

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Williams Parker Attorneys at Law

Founded in 1925, Williams Parker exists to help our clients implement their visions for their businesses and their families. We practice in the legal disciplines that align with our client base and have built national-caliber capabilities, offering one of Florida’s largest and most sophisticated trusts and estates practices, as well as top-tier real estate, business, tax, employment, litigation, healthcare, and intellectual property practices. Learn more here.

SRQ Botanicals

SRQ Botanicals is Sarasota’s leader in quality hemp CBD products. We offer a complete line of USA-sourced hemp CBD tinctures, CBD oils and CBD edibles, including CBD gel caps and gummies, in addition to an array of luxurious, soothing CBD hair care and body lotions.  For your four-legged friends we have premium CBD pet treats and other CBD pet products. Whether visiting our Sarasota store or shopping online, our friendly and knowledgeable staff will help you find the right CBD products to meet your needs. Visit SRQBotanicals.com to learn more.

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Badger Bob’s Services

We grew up in the service business, and your satisfaction is our priority. Handling any temperature control challenge, from heating/cooling installation, maintenance and repair, to duct sealing and cleaning, our team upholds higher standards of quality. We further offer a wide range of expert plumbing services, including water heaters, and provide dryer vent cleaning and the installation, upkeep and repair of major appliances. Our goal is to make it simple and affordable to keep your household running smoothly. Learn more here.

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Sarasota Bradenton International Airport

Welcome to the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ). The staff at SRQ is continuously trying to find ways to improve the customer experience, whether traveling to and from, or just visiting the airport. Learn more about SRQ International Airport by visiting us online.

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Berlin Patten Ebling Attorneys at Law

Whether you are a buyer, seller, new central or south Florida resident, real estate agent, or business owner, our experienced team is available to handle and protect your most valuable assets and loved ones. Our legal team establishes your goals upfront in order to create a custom strategy to achieve those objectives. We are responsive to your needs, answering questions in a timely manner and keeping you informed of all progress in your matter. Learn more here.

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High Associates Ltd.

High Associates Ltd. was established in 1980 to develop, sell, lease and manage commercial and industrial real estate. Since that time, we’ve steadily grown in the depth and breadth of our services by focusing on providing exceptional support to our clients and tenants and always striving to exceed expectations. Today, we manage more than eight million square feet of commercial and industrial space that includes several major corporate centers and other properties including six apartment communities totaling more than 1,700 upscale garden apartments and town homes. Learn more here.

Beer Sponsors

Sweetwater Brewing Company

SweetWater brewery has been makin’ tasty brews in the heart of the south since 1997. What started as a pipe dream of two college buddies has turned into a dream job full of great adventures and lip-smackin’ beers. What would you expect from a couple of boys with more of a hankering for beers than for books. Remember, don’t float the mainstream as we all find our path in life, and drink ‘em if you got ‘em. Visit Sweetwater Brewing online.

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Gold Coast Eagle Distributing

Gold Coast Eagle Distributing sells and markets all brands produced by Anheuser-Busch, Modelo/Corona, and many Import and Craft beers in Manatee and Sarasota counties. The company employs about 160 sales, service and support associates and runs 40 trucks per day. It’s also involved in over 600 local charitable events every year. Visit Gold Coast Eagle Distributing online.

Media Partners

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Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Sarasota Herald-Tribune was founded in 1925. Today, 90 years later, our company has transformed from a newspaper to a diversified media company known as the Herald-Tribune Media Group. The HTMG’s mission is to be the most trusted and valued source of news and information in the market we serve. Visit the Sarasota Herald-Tribune online.

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WEDU PBS

WEDU is West Central Florida’s PBS station. Financially supported by the community, WEDU offers a wealth of award-winning inspirational, educational and enlightening content over a variety of multimedia platforms including: television, our website and various social media platforms, our monthly member magazine Premiere, educational outreach activities and a myriad of special events. Learn more here.

Marketing Partners

Brand Underground Marketing & Communications

Your business has a story to tell, but you are struggling to get it out there. Maybe you don’t have the time or resources to do it on your own. Or maybe you just need a fresh new perspective. Brand Underground can help. We specialize in marketing, brand building, public relations, advertising, logo design, websites and other services for both nonprofit and for-profit businesses, with a special interest in human services, education, sports, and travel. Learn more by visiting Brand Underground online.

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Strauser Marketing

For the past 25 years, Strauser Marketing has helped businesses create their brand presence, marketing culture, and achieve their business goals. Our process is designed to empower your business with innovative marketing that works best for your needs. Talk to us today about how we can support your growth, limit your turnover, and put you on a solid track to success and profit. Learn more about Strauser Marketing online.